♪ ♪ >> hello there, i'm barbara sierra. this is the news hour live from london. coming up on the program, the growing cost of europe's refugee crisis. 55 people die trying to make it across the mediterranean. and on the hungarian border refugee plea for help as the country considers sending the military to the front. south sudan's president sign
reluctantly signs the peace deal. >> we hope that nobody again creates war in south sudan. >> saudi arabia puts boots on the ground in yemen as troops attack houthi positions. and the afghan artist trying to bring some color to kabul's bomb-blast barriers. >> in doha with all your sport, including back in the big time. manchester united book their place in the lucrative group stages of the uefa champions league. >> hello there, thank you for joining us. italy's coast guard says that nearly 3,000 people have been rescued in the mediterranean sea in the past 24 hours. at least 55 are known to have perished while trying to cross in an open boat. most of them were discovered in a messel off the coast of libya.
hundreds more are still on board the boats. hundreds arriving in macedonia every day. there are so many people there now that the macedonia army has been building a bigger hold be camp. hungary is considering sending troops to its lord after fighting broke out. it is after tensions when some refused to be fingerprinted there. >> unrest in the european union border. trouble did not escalate past the registration center, and it was short-lived, but with hundreds crossing the borders there are fears of violence. >> there was a small conflict that erupted, and several people tried to approach the fence. then the policemen tried to stop them, they also used tear gas.
>> a fence is being put up on the border, but right now thousands of people are getting through sections where there is only razor wire. the police here are failing to mailcars. hungary's right wing government is taking a tougher line. 2,000 police are sent to this border to reinforce it. and next week the government will vote on plans to deploy the army here. >> back in the serbian capital of belgrade, 3,000 people a day have been boarding buses. they are record numbers. refugees say they've been treated better in serbia than in greece or macedonia, but they're worried about getting into hungary. some of belgrade's are the last point to the border. >> we're here because we're worried about hungary.
not in turkey, not in greece, but in hungary, why they do that, i cannot understand. >> as politicians prepare for a west balkan summit to discuss the biggest refugee crisis since the second world war on the ground the situation is worsening. andrew simmons, al jazeera, on the hungary-serban border. >> and an estimated 2,000 refugees have arrived i. jonah hull has this update from the greece island of lesbos. one of the stops of the migration route. >> five kilometers from the turkish coast. the numbers are staggering, 33,000 people are said to have landed on lesbos alone. that's the rate of 1,000 new
arrivals every single day. they say there are 10,000 people on the island as we speak, waiting to be processed, to give them paperwork that will allow them to remain in greece and travel through. in the continue conditions they live in, pretty basic, sanitation is poor, the sun beating down on them he have day. ngos are doing what they can without help. people i've spoken to in this camp express surprise, disappointment, even bemusement at these conditions. this is the first taste of the life they've come for, the safety and security they would expect in europe. one man said that he thought they were all going to be put up in hotels here in greece. that perhaps is a story put out by people smugglers on the turkish shore trying to encourage this journey in the first place.
>> well, joining us now from washington, d.c. a spokesperson for the u.n. high commission for refugees. thank you for joining here on al jazeera. we're really seeing in those reports how the situation is intensifying in all different parts of europe, all different sorts of hot spots. now just remind us what are the international obligation of all these countries as they receive refugees? >> well, thank you. the reports have shown deadly chaos in the mediterranean and what we're calling for are the u.n. high commissioner, the u.n. refugee agency is for the reception of people. countries have international obligations. obligations to accept people. obligations as well to keep open the borders. as your report showed many of these people if not most of these people are free from conflict. conflict in syria, afghanistan, south sudan, eretreia and elsewhere. the immediate response is a
humanitarian one. a main reception facility. it's a very complex situation, a saving lives, protecting people must be the first response. >> i'm sure most people would agree with that except that the leaders are all over these countries the u.k. calais, italy dealing with a lot of arrivals in lampedusa, they're all saying that they need european help. but from your point of view what do you think assuming that the countries would agree to it, what do you think should be the e.u. policy for this? >> well, absolutely. there needs to be an european-wide response. this is not a greek problem. this is not a french problem. you mentioned calais. this is not a french problem. this is an european-wide problem, which means an european-wide response. >> but what shape do you think that response should take? being specific, should there be
sorting centers in the main arrival countries like greece and italy? who should run them? who should fund them? how do you see the practical solution? >> certainly, this year we've seen 300,000 cross the mediterranean by sea alone. there should be reception centers in these countries, and european funding, european support when most of the people have arrived. and they should be--the people should be allowed to describe their situation. as i said, most of the people are from--most of the people are from conflict countries, afghanistan, syria, south sudan, elsewhere. there should be you main conditions, protections. refugee agency staff on the border working for the governments, working with volunteers and other partners on the ground. but as you say, the response so far has been inadequate. there needs to be common
european solidarity and responsibility sharing among the european countries. this is not--when you consider, for example, and i was in lebanon recently in march of this year, 25% of the population in lebanon is syrian refugee. that's one in four of the country. and most of the syrian refugees over 4 million of them are in the regional countries. what this reflects in europe is inadequate response to supporting those regional countries with the syrian refugees. and so in desperation, desperate people resort to desperate measures with people smugglers, and they cross into europe. >> you said one in four are refugees. in turkey, the country is much bigger, but you released figures from the 25th of august saying there are under 2 million refugees in turkey citizen. we're seeing this push towards europe. i wonder if it's related to what we could call the satture ration
of the neighboring countries around syria being able to host these refuging coming out of syria. if more money was directed many of the refugee centers there, do you think we would see fewer people making the dangerous join into europe? >> well, certainly i think as you mention saturation point. again, i was in lebanon, 1.2 million syrians. turkey with more syrian refugees more than any other country, 2 million. these countries are at saturation point. more funds need to be directed to these countries because the syrians themselves are desperate. the lebanese and the turks and the jordanians in particular have been very generous in keeping their borders open, but it's in desperation as the war in syria is into its fifth year. the u.s. refugee agency with our u.n. partners and others, the plan for the region, for the syrian region is less than 40%. so certainly more funding needs
to be going to that. but again, we're seeing a global world at war, if you will, there are more people who have been forced to flea because of war, conflicts and persecution. around 60 million people almost the entire population of the united kingdom have been forced to plea at any time since the second world war. >> that is a shocking figure, 60 million refugees around the world. on that note, brian spokesperson for the high commission for refugees thank you so much for having spoken with us here on al jazeera. thank you. >> thank you. >> south sudan's president has finally signed the peace deal aimed at ending the 20-month civil war. rebel leader would probably return as vice president, a job he was sacked from back in july 2013. both sides have been given three days to commit a full and permanent cease-fire with fighting ending immediately. we have reports now from juba.
>> when the fighting started in december 2013, people fled to the safety of u.n. bases in several towns. now 20 months later more than 200,000 people are still living under the protection of the u.n. what began as a site between soldiers killed and injured thousands of people in juba, but the violence did not stop in the capital. it spread from town to town. destroying neighborhoods and leaving tens of thousands of dead in its wake. the new tribe pitted against the dinka, the tribe of the president, everyone in the area has a story to tell. this woman was forced to run when fighting came to her village. >> sometimes my heart tells me he's alive. but sometimes i get depressed an but a lot of people told me other people have faced a worse
fate than you. stop thinking about it and give it up to god. >> when the conflict began, the country changed hands constantly between rebel and government forces. even those who did not support either side of the violence, they were still attacked in the streets. >> they attacked me with a machete. after two or three hours i found highs in hospital. >> they're demanding that both sides come to a peaceful resolution. the pressure has been on the president. the international community is optimistic that the signing of this deal means the end of the war, but people here are not so
confident. that's because some of the top commanders have split from muchar, and they've made it clear that this peace deal means nothing. and for many this means that the war is not over. al jazeera. >> the agreement is a powe power-sharing arrangement led to the civil war. speaking exclusively with al jazeera's charles stratford. >> how realistic after so much blood has been spilt, how realistic is it to expect true reconciliation between two people after so much violence? >> well, i think south sudan deserves this. the people themselves deserve peace. there were reasons for the war.
i believe this peace agreement has addressed these reasons. if you take it chapter by chapter the system of governance is addressed. we hope to move the same. there will be reforms, and they will be instituting the army, the security, and also the--this impunity, which has gone on for long. i think it has been addressed we hope nobody again creates war in the south sudan. >> both sides. have within committed to
committing grows human rights atrocities. can you guarantee transparency? can you guarantee cooperation and accountability in investigating these claims and bringing those responsible to justice? >> well, we make public the a.u. report, the commissions report. this is because we're committed to combating impunity in the country. and up until now this has not even been made public. we're calling for the report to be made public by the a.u. security council. this undermines the commitment anyone who has committed
atrocities would be brought in. >> no that's machar speaking with charles stratford. still to come, crossing troubled waters as the crisis between venezuela and colombia deepens. and the heckled while making his first state of the nation address. usain bottle and justin gatlin set up their rematch in beijing. but first, a television journalist and cameraman has been shot dead while working live in the united states. they were filming a morning news show when a gunman open fired. he turned the gun on himself and died.
flanagan had prestsly worked at a tv station as a reporter. let's get more on the story with tom ackerman. so tom, the gunman was a former colleague. do we know anything then about any potential motive he might have had? >> actually, he made it quite here booth in twitter and facebook feed and in a 23-page manifesto that he sent to the abc television network after he committed the deed and was fleeing from police. flanagan said that he was suffering racial discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying at work. he was attacked for being a gay black man, and then he ascribed his tipping point to the church shootings in charleston, south carolina.
i've been a human powder keg for a while just waiting to boom. the police--rather, the authorities confirm that he had had problems with the station but station management said that he had been dismissed because he was unable to get along with his colleagues, and his anger got the better of him too many times. but there was the photographer and the reporter, he claimed that the reporter had been racially--had uttered racial slurs, and that the photographer was responsible for his dismissal from the station. it might be said that a recent report by researchers indicated that almost one out of ten american adults actually have access to guns at the same time
that they are like flanagan, given to bouts of outbursts of anger. >> tom, in this case it sounds like it was a personal vendetta that he had for his two colleagues. how much has this reignited the debate, which is all too familiar in the united states go gun control. >> of course, gun safety advocates have lit up the internet with demands to revive this debate. there is very little appetite in the house of congress, considering that both houses are controlled by republicans, who have no interest in adding to the gun safety laws. donald trump, who leads the
field in the republican nomination race specifically said that he wants to do away with gun-free zones at universities and other public venues because he said that only offers an opportunity for some gunman to be--to commit an act without anyone rising up in resistence against him. although many, many studies have indicated that there is very little effect positive affect of people wearing guns and shooting it out with people who commit killings as we've seen in virginia today. >> thank you. ground troops from saudi arabia have crossed into yemen for the first time. they attacked hot i couldn't position notice southern province. ash har quaraishi has the late latest. >> they have taken offer
mountains areas, and saudi military commanders say that the incursion is just fo for a short period of time. shia rebels insist that they still have the means to fight back. this is a houthi commander forming a post along the border with yemen. the soldiers see heavy clashes. moments later a saudi warplane strikes. fighting has flared up across the country they're trying to recapture the area that they
lost in the south. here they ambush for government troops, and destroy vehicles that were recently provided by saudi arabia and the united arab emirates. warring factions have dismissed international efforts to agree on a cease-fire. for the time being, though, each party wants to win the war so it has the upper hand in negotiations. hashem ahelbarra. >> venezuela has closed two border crossings and deported 1,000 colombians. this follows an attack on border troops in which three were injured. it's been blamed on colombian smugglers and led to a crackdown on illegal colombian migrants. let's get the latest now close to the border with columbia. do we know anything about this
meeting of foreign ministers that's going on right now? presumably it's very important for them right now trying to defuse the tension that's been building. >> yes, no statement has been issued just yet. the foreign ministers have been meeting for close to five hours now, and this meeting originally scheduled to take place in a month's time is occurring, like you said, amid rising tensions after the deportation, like you said as well, are close to 1,000 colombians. these deportations have been said to occur under rather brutal circumstances colombian authorities have expressed their indignation and have called these deportations completely unacceptable. it was just announced a couple of hours ago that it was a
matter of venezuela's sovereignty. they say that contraband is something that need to be solved, and colombia has done very little to help solve the problems in this matter. >> we've been developin following developments. we'll join you when we have news. thank you. >> thousands of people have taken to the treats in argentina over allegations of fraud in a local election. the race for governor in the northern province has been plagued by controversy. >> thousands have gathered to denounce fraud. people hearsay that elections last sunday to pick the next governor were killed with
irregularities. that's why many want the voting to take place again. >> we have seen the ballot boxes have been lost. there have been threats. people have been bought with sacks of food. >> we traveled 30 kilometers away from the capital where these women told us what they saw on election day. >> we see them root for the ruling party. they did it openly in front of everyone's eyes. this is not the first time that something like this has happened here. politicians can get people to vote for them. >> this is not the people's fault. people don't know the value of a vote. it will be four years of their lives. >> but that's not the only thing that went wrong. >> we're being told that people started gathering here and they
forced themselves in, and brought the ballot boxes out here and set them on fire. argentina still uses paper ballots during elections. that's why days after the voting took place the counting continues. partial results show that cristina kirchner has the lead. authorities told us that they want team to trust in the process, and that elections will take place peacefully. >> we need guarantees that the people can trust the process. if we can do that, then we get rid of the feeling of restlessness for the next election. >> the race may an tight one. which is why people here are angry because they want to make sure that what happened here before won't happen again.
>> a reminder of the top stories of al jazeera. the bodies of 55 people have been found in the hull of a boat off the lib i can't be coast. but 3,000 other people have been rescued in the past day alone. south you dan's president has reluctantly signed a peace deal to end the 20-month civil war. and american tv journalist and cameron man has been shot dead in during a live broadcast in the u.s. state of virginia.
>> u.s. military advisers in iraq have been training and equipping sunni tribesmen in anbar province as part of their strategy to defeel isil. hundreds of them are already on the front line. the obama administration believes that their role will be crucial to recapture the mainly sunni region. the program is backed by the iraqi government. but there are powerful voice who is are raising questions. the top commander of a popular mobilization forces which groups military forces which have largely replaced the iraqi army on the ground. >> they should give the government the cable abilit
capability to train them. this is not charity work but a plan to divide iraq. >> ameri has the military wing of the iraq council, which has a strong presence in presence. he does not hide his good relations with iran. after all, it was founded there in the early 1980s. sunni politicians fear that they're growing in strength at the expense of the state. for them it is a step in the right direction to create the so-called national guard. >> there has been a good start. the u.s. strength 7,000 sunnies in anbar, but they still didn't give them proper weapons. these men are under the control of the defense ministry, but we hope one day that parliament will approve the project and even province will have its own force from its own people. >> the people from anbar province has a long history of animosity with the shia government in baghdad.
they said without them the battle can't be won. >> the battle in ramadi is in its sixth week. if there was cooperation between the army, popular mobilization forces, the police and the sunni tribes, it would be easily won. >> today some describe ameri as one of the most powerful men in iraq. he has long dismissed the u.s.' role in fighting isil in iraq, but now he's openly criticizing an integral part of u.s. strategy. al jazeera, baghdad. >> meanwhile, the u.s. military said that they cannot comment on reports that an investigation is underway into claims at a that intelligence officials have overestimated the success of the fight against isil. the bombing campaign has been under way for a year.
a former u.s. diplomat and national security council official, showdowns us live from washington, d.c. thank you so much for being with us here on al jazeera. now the official department of the defense line on this is that they can't confirm the investigation even exists. but does it sound credible to you from what you've been reading and the main source seems to be "the new york times"? >> yes, i mean, for over a year now since president obama declared that the united states would have an organized formal overt military intervention to destroy or degrade isil orac or isis, none of the critical numbers have added up for analysts who are watching and trying to figure out what is going on numbers of fighters killed have not really matched the number of people who have joined isis. the amount of territory that isis controls or has influence over has never matched the
reality on the ground from what the department of defense has said, and in terms of weapons on the ground. there is a real mismatch in terms of what the defense department says and what we've seen seeing on the ground. there has been a discrepancy about the figures and statistics of the u.s. military intervention. >> because the accusation here is that intelligence assessment were woefully distorted. >> they are important to people making policy and in influencing american public opinion. that's one of the key determinants if the united states sustain military intervention. the two biggest fiascoes is when the united states intervened in vietnam and then in iraq in 2000. in both of those military interventions the intelligence
was radically different from what was going on the ground, and that influenced both american opinion and policymakers with tremendous consequences for the people in both vietnam and iraq as well as americans. >> the fight against isil now has been going on for just over a year. we saw the report just showing how complex the situation is with the sunni-shia divide in the country as well. do you think there is an awar awareness among policymakers and the american public that things are not going the way the u.s. was hoping, and if so what kind of strategy changes do you think it might be considering? >> it would take--i think there is recognition that our strategy, the u.s. strategy, this military strategy is failing. in a sense it's as if the united states cannot kill enough fighters to stem the recruitment of no, sir wh of those who are
joining the cause of isis. there is reluctance in washington to shift gears away from the military strategy, which is clearly failing, to one that is conflict resolution. something that washington is rusty at, but necessary first and foremost in syria to really get at the crux of the problem that isis poses to the middle east and to the world. >> hillary, former u.s. diplomat official, always good to talk with you. thank you for your time. >> thank you very much. >> changes to the law in israel mean that any refugee detained for more than 12 months must be set free. but as neave barker reports, a number of newly released refugees in the big city. >> just hours after being freed from the detention camp deep in the negev desert.
1200 people have been remained in the last two days, but to various parts of israel. under their release terms former inmates are banned from living and working in two israeli cities, including tel aviv. those arrested insist that they were passing through the city to other towns. the resort city is also off limits, and the mayor has promised to stop refugees from entering. suleiman spent 18 months in camp. he escaped fighting in darfur. he's now banned from returning. >> i'm not allowed to go to work where i live. if i'm caught then i will be returned here immediately. i don't know where to go. the minute you leave here that's it. >> 1700 people have been detained here under israel's so-called anti-infiltration law. some people for as long as 20 months. now the supreme court has ordered the release of anyone
held more than a year, but only under strict terms that limit their options. 1200 inmates have been freed but under strict terms that limit their options. this is where many refugees want to go, israel's business hub, tel aviv. the city has large existing african communities and growing levels of anger at the treatment of averages. many people arrived here after escaping war and economic hardship in countries like sudan and eretreia. but large numbers live in limbo. they can't be legally deported. they're not allowed to work and few are granted asylum. israel automatically grants citizenship to jews. it has offer financial incentive for those who agree to leave. the alternative is life in
detention or tough existence in israel's towns and cities. neave barker, al jazeera. >> jordan has been struggling to cope with the large number of refugee who is have crossed the border. in the northern city where refugees outnumber locals, there has been a lack of water and that has unsurprisingly let to tension. >> a jordanian resident said he took his steady supply of water for granted up until three years ago. many refugees have settled in his hometown and now everyone has to share what little water resource they have. the water authorities have imposed a pumping schedule. his area gets water only a few hours once or twice a week. his rooftop tanks are almost empty. >> we're living in a constant state of anxiety. we now have to worry whether water will come out of our taps.
>> when taps run drive, people purchase water from tanker trucks. the population has jumped from 60,000 to 180,000. around 85% of refugees live in towns and cities as opposed to camps. the refugee crisis has put pressure on facilities that provide water, which were built decades ago to serve fewer people. officials say that jordan has to receive aid by the international community for hosting the refugees. >> jordan's water resources are enough for 4 million people. now the size of the population has reached around 10 million. this is how how acute the water shortage crisis it "s." we've been forced to dig into the wells and drain them. >> they have improved the supply for tens of thousands of people, but there is still a huge need. jordan is not able to provide enough water to all of its citizens let alone hundreds of thousands of refugees.
although this station has increased it's amount of water it's pumping 50% more jordanians are facing severe water shortages than they did before the refugees arrived. that causing frustration and resentment, too. with water shortage reaching emergency levels, it is fears that tensions would rise. >> they should r return to camps. we never complained about water or piled up rubbish before. >> many people say it's only a matter of time before the main sources of water run out. this is why they say long-term investments are needed to preserve the health and security of one of the most stable countries in the region. al jazeera. >> zimbabwe's president has been hecked in his first state of the nation address in eight years.
more than 300 properties have been flooded in new south wales. forecasters give warnings of flooding and heavy rains. the state news agency said that there have been 40 menu casualties after a typhoon passed over the north korean peninsula. meanwhile, south korea said that it's willing to discuss the lifting of sanctions on north korea. it comes after a deal was reached in the deescalation between the two countries. afghanistan'afghanistan has been deprived of many luxuries b what it does have are blank walls that are proving to be the
perfect canvas. artists are transforming the barriers. >> the barriers, an effort to create stability. the anti-corruption message warn that the people and god are watching. across the street they're painting hearts as a symbol of healing the nation. it's all the work of artists and a group of volunteers. with a few hundred dollars of their own money for paint and supplies, they're working to change the kilometers that no kilometers of walls that make people feel trapped in their own city. >> if is time for afghanistan, for the world to contribute something else other than weapons and war.
it time to give artists a chance. >> he wants everyone to participate. when a policeman takes an interest, he offers him a brush. he does the same for an old man just passing by. >> even people who have no education can understand the message when they see this. >> and that's the idea, he wants to introduce what he calls artistic literacy. this is a first of a new series called heroes of my city, celebrating its people. these are street sweepers. other murals will be of school children and an old man on a bicycle. >> it has always been heroes. we want to celebrate the people that we see every day while working on the streets. >> while they may have started with an anti-corruption
painting, they hope that their work will be uplifting and help to bring afghans together. >> we want to grab the attention of our people in a good way. >> it's a way to contribute and share with mellow afghans. they're hoping that the project gets bigger. he's planning to invite international graffiti artists to paint here or share their designs for the afghans to paint. his dream is to make this city the graffiti capital of the world. there is plenty of blast wall, but no guarantee of safety for those who want to make them beautiful. >> still ahead on the news hour, an illegal trade on parade, the ivory from more than 200 african elephants is destroyed in thailand. also coming up in sport, the reputation of kenyon athletics is once again called into question when two runners fail
>> now the time to get all the sports news. >> thank you very much. manchester united have booked their place in the lucrative group stages of the uefa champions league. they win 4-0 to record ain aggregate win. they'll be one of the 32 teams in thursday's champions league draw. well, joining us in that draw, they win, advancing 3-1 on
aggregate. >> for the first time one country will have five teams in europe's club competition, and that is spain. la venezuela i can't booked their place. barcelona is the current winners. and despite the fact that english premier league tea revenue is $197 million more than the entire income of spanish clubs.
we spoke with andy war shaw for inside world football. he said that european club success has helped translate into victory the national side and that's bishop football to take a leap. >> statistically the pre-measure league has roughly 30% ineligible to play. this is very important. to develop future stars at radios roots academy level, which they've been managing to do in spain very successfully. in england we're still playing catch up. that's another huge reason. >> thursday we'll see usain bolt take on justin gatlin in beijing. they booked their 200 meters final on wednesday.
>> the stage has been set for the second installment of usain bolt versus justin gatlin. it's a rematch not to be missed. smiling as he introduced over the finish line. >> gatlin seemed to have plenty left in the tank, too. they'll meet again thursday chasing gold and glory. kenya's july was bringing the house down with this unbelievable 92.72-meter throw for the javelin earning his country it's first ever world title in a field event. not bad who learned his throwing techniques watching youtube.
cuban pole vaulter earned her first title, too. and wade, the fourth fastest time in history in the men's 400 meters to win the title. he's the first south africa to claim a world championship sprint crown. but not long after claiming gold he was loaded on to a stretcher reportedly suffering exhaustion. sara croats. al jazeera. >> when you heard sara mention, the stage is set for the 200-meter final. bolt beat gatlin on sunday. let's have a look at the 200 meters. this is how they square up. neither are in the prime of their careers. the american is arguebly in the
best form of his career. the jamaican is the taller of the two. despite being more famous for the 100 meters, his bill is ideally suited for the longer distance. gatlin is the lighter of the two. when it comes to that world championship records there is really no comparison. usain bolt going for his fourth consecutive title, while justin gatlin going for his second having won back in 2005. well, they failed drug test at the world championships. 400-meter run of joint zachary tested positive for banned
substance. >> to cricket, winning by 62 runs. after choosing to bat first, scoring 283-7 of their overs. they lost too many wickets and they bowled out in the final over, south korea getting a small effort of revenge for the cricket world cup earlier this year. peru has pulled out from the daka rally. cawith cars and bikes racing in the desert. but the warm wet weather system el niño has been particularly
strong, which means that the race will have to be rerouted. now at a picturesque location, the high wind would tak take a backseat, but the jumpers would put on quite a show. that's it, with more later. >> thank you. >> destroying more than two tons of illegal ivory, worth $2.8 million. it all includes tusks from elvanitestusks from he will 200 elephants. that's it from this news hour. we'll have more news from you. i hope you'll join me then.
>> the growing cost of europe's refugee crisis. 55 people die trying to make a desperate journey across the mediterranean. hello there, this is al jazeera live from london. also coming up on the program south sudan's president reluctantly signs a peace deal. the opposition exclusively tell al jazeera they welcome the deal. plus saudi arabia puts boot on the ground in yemen as troops attack houthi positions. and the afghan artist who is trying to